Glaziers work on all types of glass and glass substitutes in commercial, residential and transportation applications. For example, in commercial application, they fabricate and install aluminium storefront frames, entrances and skylights. In residential applications, they install doors and windows. In transportation applications, they repair and replace windows and windshields in vehicles.
Designation Year: 1986
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Glazier, in AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, PE, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (ON), Erector Mechanic (Glazier) (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Glazier trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Discover the essential skills glaziers need to succeed in their trade.
Find job market information such as wages, outlooks, education and skills needed at Explore Careers on the Job Bank website.
Try the sample Glazier examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Glazier Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Glazier.
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